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Ariel Funds (ARGFX)
General Fund Information
200 E. Randolph Drive Suite 2900 Chicago, IL 60601
Category:Domestic Equity Funds
Assets: ($ millions)$1,589.7

Account min.:$1,000
Reinvest. min.:$100
IRA account min.: 
IRA reinvest min.: 
Max. defer. load:0.00%
Max. front load:0.00%
Avg. P/E:21.10
Avg. P/B:3.13
Avg. YTM: 
Avg. Coupon Rate:7.24
Fund Description
The Ariel Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund invests primarily in the stocks of companies with market capitalizations between $1 and $5 billion that have environmentally sound policies. The Fund does not invest in corporations whose primary source of revenue is derived tobacco products or the manufacture of handguns and screens out nuclear energy companies.
Social Issues08/31/18
Shareholder activism:YES
Community investment:-
Human rights:-
Products and Services:-
Animal testing:-
Nuclear power:X
Alcohol, tobacco & gambling:-/X/-

P =Positive screen: seeks companies with positive record
X =Exclusionary screen: avoids companies with poor record
"-"sign in the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Gambling column indicates no screen for this specific criteria
Sector Distribution 
Consumer Cyclicals21.58% 
Consumer Non-Cyclicals19.68% 
Fund Performance08/31/18
Year to date: 5.96%
Year to date: 5.96%
1 Year: 18.55%
Annualized returns:
3 Year: 12.61%
5 Year: 12.48%
10 Year: 11.40%
Since inception: 11.46%
Inception date: 11/06/86
Bear Market: -31.06%
Bear Market Period:     —    
MPT Statistics08/31/18
Alpha 3YR:-2.16
Alpha 5YR:0.50
Beta 3YR:0.94
Beta 5YR:0.92
R. Squared 3YR:73.36
R. Squared 5YR:77.08
Sharpe 3YR:0.80
Sharpe 5YR:0.83
Std. Dev. 3YR:14.31
Std. Dev. 5YR:14.31
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